Tag Archives: Ted Cruz

Human Rights Campaign Inducts 19 Members Of Congress Into Hall Of Shame

The Human Rights Campaign today announced the induction of 19 member of Congress into its Hall Of Shame for anti-LGBT actions. “If you want to understand why LGBT equality has hit a roadblock in Congress, you don’t need to look any further than these leaders of anti-LGBT obstruction and animus,” said David Stacy, HRC’s Government Affairs Director. “These members go ...

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Ted Cruz Has The SCOTUS Super Sadz, Vows To Outlaw Overturning State Bans

“The Supreme Court’s decision to let rulings by lower court judges stand that redefine marriage is both tragic and indefensible. By refusing to rule if the States can define marriage, the Supreme Court is abdicating its duty to uphold the Constitution. The fact that the Supreme Court Justices, without providing any explanation whatsoever, have permitted lower courts to strike down ...

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Perkins Celebrates Hate Summit On Fox

Tony Perkins is again fashioning himself as a king-maker, therefore hate summit straw poll winner Ted Cruz is going to be our next president. Perkins and host Megyn Kelly then go on to denounce any criticism of Cruz. And notice the dismissive comments about not-anti-gay-enough Rand Paul. “He’s trying. At least he put forth an effort,” shrugs Perkins.

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Cruz: I Still Haven’t Decided About 2016

“Contrary to media reports this morning, Heidi and I have not made any decisions about political plans past the mid-term elections. Clearly we have an overzealous supporter out there making freelance comments, but to be clear, no decision has been made. Whoever this ‘anonymous advisor’ was, he or she had no authority to speak, and doesn’t know what they’re talking ...

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Ayn Rand: How Is She Still A Thing?

From last night’s Last Week Tonight.

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Ted Cruz Wins Hate Summit Straw Poll

Shocking. Sen. Ted Cruz won the 2014 Values Voter Summit straw poll for the second year in a row on Saturday, following an extremely popular speech Friday in which the Texas Republican promised a kind of salvation from the Obama presidency. Cruz earned 25% of the 1,900 votes cast at this weekend’s Values Voter Summit to be president, less than ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz At FRC Hate Summit

Cruz was introduced by Brent Bozell, who is best known around here as the guy who appeared on national television to describe the president as a “skinny ghetto crackhead.” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took the stage Friday morning at the 2014 Value Voters Summit and delivered a fiery sermon full of Christian imagery and calls for the president to demand ...

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Hold Off On Eric Holder’s Replacement Until New Senate Is Seated

“It is good news that Eric Holder has announced his resignation. Sadly, he has proven to be the most partisan attorney general in our history, repeatedly defying and refusing to enforce the law. It did not have to be this way, but Holder’s leadership has grievously undermined the Department of Justice’s long bipartisan tradition of independence and fidelity to law. ...

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Final FRC Hate Summit Roster

After yesterday’s addition of Sarah Palin, the Family Research Council dropped about a dozen crackpots and deleted their “invited but unconfirmed” names from its Values Voters Summit speakers roster. In addition to the confirmed fuckweasels above, Maggie Gallagher will lead a panel titled “Moral Decline Causes Big Government.” Mat Staver will sit on a panel titled “The Assault On Constitutional ...

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Palin Joins FRC Hate Summit Roster

Christian hero Sarah Palin, seen above this week flipping the bird to paparazzi as she exited a yoga class sans make-up and sans wedding ring, was today announced as a headliner at next weekend’s Family Research Council Values Voter Summit. Tony Perkins is thrilled: “We are pleased to announce that Governor Sarah Palin has been confirmed to appear at this ...

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Calgary Ted: Stop Obama’s Amnesty

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FRC’s Star-Spangled Sunday

Yesterday the Family Research Council and a cavalcade of anti-gay crackpots held an event that was pitched as a marking of the 200th anniversary of the national anthem. But, of course, the event was really more of a Christian get-out-the-vote rally laden with ominous claims about the end of religious liberty and the “movement to expel God from the public ...

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GOP Rep. Charlie Dent Slams Ted Cruz

“I support Israel, but what Senator Cruz did was outrageous and incendiary. He showed a true lack of sensitivity for the people he was speaking to, especially the religious leaders who were there. It was a political speech, inappropriate and, overall, an uncomfortable moment. He was speaking to people outside of the building. It was a willful and deliberate confrontation, ...

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Cruz Booed Off Stage At Christian Event

Last night Sen. Ted Cruz was booed off the stage at an event for Arab Christians, a group that Cruz and Tony Perkins daily accuse the president of abandoning. On Wednesday night, the Texas GOP senator gave a keynote address at a gala sponsored by a group named In Defense of Christians. The organization’s objective is to focus public attention ...

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Ted Cruz: Democrats Want To Outlaw SNL

Via Deadline: A new proposal for campaign finance reform would make Saturday Night Live’s political skits illegal, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has warned. The Senate is debating a bill that would add a constitutional amendment allowing Congress reverse a 2010 Supreme Court decision and restore limits on corporate campaign spending. Republicans say the bill, proposed by Dems, is an attack ...

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SPLC: Fewer Policitians Will Attend This Year’s FRC Values Voter Summit

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: Where have all the elected officials gone? The Family Research Council’s (FRC) annual Values Voter Summit (VVS), set for the end of September, is fast approaching. But unlike prior years, very few high profile politicians have confirmed their participation. And the current line up seems more extreme than ever. Could this annual rite of ...

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Star Spangled Sunday

Aided by Sen. Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and the Benham brothers, the Family Research Council is glomming onto the bicentennial of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as one of those times that Jesus saved America. Did you know that America has seen darker days in the past than those we are facing right now? 200 years ago we were ...

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FRC Announces 2014 Values Voters Summit Lineup: A Cavalcade Of Crackpots

Tony Perkins fancies himself to be a GOP presidential candidate kingmaker, so it will be interesting to see if any not entirely crazy Republicans will join the above careening clown car crowded with the cavalcade of crackpots who failed in 2012, some of whom (Paul, Perry, Santorum) are expected to make a 2016 run. Ted Cruz won last year’s Values ...

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Sen. Rob Portman: If I Run For President, My Gay Marriage Support Will Be A Plus

GOP Sen. Rob Portman is considering a 2016 presidential bid and says that his support for same-sex marriage would only help his campaign. The Washington Post yesterday declared that Portman’s candidacy could set up a “nightmare scenario” for the Republican Party. This raises the possibility of a scenario that Republicans who agree with Portman — and believe the party must ...

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Ted Cruz Is No Longer A Canadian

Almost a year after he said he would do it, Sen. Ted Cruz has finally renounced his Canadian citizenship. Spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said Cruz’s action became official May 14 and that Texas’ junior senator received written confirmation at his home in Houston on Tuesday. She said the tea-party-backed Republican “is pleased to have the process finalized.” “Being a U.S. Senator ...

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